Toy Time: Toys for Kids



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robots magnetic figuresLooking for some kid-approved toys that are unique, fun, and don't cost a fortune? We found two toys for kids that aren't your run-of-the-mill video game or stuffed animal. With these toys, kids can...

...design their own robots using more than 35 interchangeable magnetic pieces in Mudpuppy’s Robots Magnetic Figures set. Each one comes with three sheets of anthropomorphic robot parts, two cards with background settings on the front and back, and a tin case for storage. Perfect for travel or easy clean-up at home. Ages 6+, $15. 

terrarium...grow their own “windowsill worlds” with DuneCraft’s themed terrarium kits that have everything needed to make a mini-world. Just follow the directions for planting the seeds, then add decorative gravel, color decals and other fun accessories—and watch them grow! Once planted, terrariums should be able to last indoors with minimum care. In addition to the Outer Space Adventure pictured here, terrarium options include the Dinosaur Dome, Rainforest Biosphere, and Farmer’s Garden. Ages 3+, $24.99.

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